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Compare 50/63 and 50/80

50/63 is greater than 50/80

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 63 and 80 is 5040
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 80 = 5040,
    50/63 = 50 × 80/63 × 80 = 4000/5040
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 63 = 5040,
    50/80 = 50 × 63/80 × 63 = 3150/5040
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 4000/5040 > 3150/5040 or 50/63 > 50/80

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